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News Headlines Feb 2, 2022. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers

Compiled by Demola Adefajo

ThisDay

Sylva Doubts Nigeria’s Petrol Consumption Figures, Says Numbers Crazy, Opaque
•Elumelu raises concerns over $4bn oil theft, insists its national disgrace
Attempted Coup in Guinea-Bissau Sends Jitters Across Africa
•Analysts call for new ECOMOG to protect democracy
To Stem HIV Tide, Buhari Launches N62bn Trust Fund to Fight Disease
FG Approves Resumption of Emirates Flight Operations to Nigeria
MTN’s Public Offer Oversubscribed by 139.47%
Emefiele Inaugurates N15bn Rice Milling Factory in Kano
After Years of Silence, Ambode Urges Youths to Prepare for 2023
Moody’s Forecasts Phased Fuel Subsidy Removal will Pose Challenge to Incoming…
32 Months After, US Reintroduces Limited No-interview Visa Renewal in Nigeria
El-Rufai: There’s No Phenomenon Like Repentant Bandits, Terrorists
FBN Holdings Appoints Geregu Power ED, Omodayo-Owotuga, as Non-executive Director
FG Approves Emirates Operations to Nigeria
INEC: Proliferation of Small Arms, Light Weapons, Hard Drugs, Insurgents, Threat…
Buni-led Committee at Old Game of Political Brinkmanship, Says Kwara APC…
Falana Writes West African Leaders, Seeks Preventive Measures Against Coups
Shelve Your Presidential Bid, Clark Tells Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal, Others
Ortom Sad over Burnt Obasanjo’s Farm, Orders Full Scale Investigation
Buni Meets Shekarau, Gaya, Others over Kano APC Crisis
APC UK Advises Party to Postpone February Convention
Rivers Communities Threaten to Shutdown NLNG Train 7 Project
Completion of Lekki Seaport is Solution to Apapa Gridlock, Says Sanwo-Olu
Emmanuel: Why I Preferred Pastor Eno as My Successor in 2023
Oyo Killings: House Asks Customs to Pay N390m to Victims’ Families
Rent Bill: Abuja Shylock Landlords Threatening My Life, Adeyemi Alleges
Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation Opens Applications for 2022 Public Leaders Programme
What is Nigeria’s government for?
House to FG: Get N’ Assembly’s Approval Before Touching Savings
Arrested Zamfara Terrorist Confesses Killing over 20 People
Group: Police, Ebonyi Not Doing Enough to Find Missing NELAN Engineers
Electoral Bill: PDP Lawmakers Accuse APC Govs of Plotting to Scuttle…
Buhari: FG Poised to Halt Future Industrial Action By ASUU
Court Rejects Request to Stop Inauguration of Elected Abia APC Chairman
Ekiti Guber: No Better Candidate than Kolawole, Says Ayu
IN PRAISE OF ROCHAS OKOROCHA
BABATUNDE FASHOLA’S FAUX PAS
BUHARI’S RULE OF LAW MANTRA
5G NETWORKS AND THE CHALLENGE OF SECURITY
FG Approves Resumption of Emirates Flight Operations to Nigeria
Marketsquare Replaces Shoprite at Purplemaryland
CAN Debunks Endorsing Kogi Gov for Presidency
Amotekun Operatives Arrest Man with Fresh Human Parts, 31 Others in Ondo
Senate Spokesman: Arms Proliferation Bill Will Be Ready Soon
Bauchi Urged to Establish Fiscal Responsibility Commission
Ebonyi Community Earmarks N200m for Rural Devt
Abiodun Gives Automatic Employment, N2m to Two Best Graduands of OOU
2023: CSOs Move to Evaluate Legislative Performance of N’Assembly Members
Ekiti APC, PDP Primaries Peaceful, But Dominated by Godfathers, Say CSOs
Absence of Oromoni’s Family Stalls Inquest
Niger Delta Elders’ Forum Seeks Inauguration of NDDC Board
FG To Combat Illegal Wildlife, Forest Crime
Control Population Growth, Get N’Assembly’s Approval before Touching Nigeria’s Savings, House…
Indorama Denies Emission of Soot in Rivers
Allow Youths to Take over Governance, Ambode Tells Atiku, Tinubu
Carter Centre Treats 36 Million Nigerians against Lymphatic Filariasis
Primaries: Ekiti Police Arraign 98 Suspected Thugs
Senate Okays Bill to Stop Advance Yearly Rent Payment
Group Wants Ogoniland to Produce Governor in 2023
Kwara NLC Commends AbdulRazaq on Payment of New Minimum Wage
FUT Minna: N3bn Spent on Capital Projects in Four Years,…
1,105 Companies, 2,000 Farmers, Others Benefit from EEFP in 12 Months,…
Pathway to Macroeconomic Stability
Wages of Poor Enforcement of Compulsory Insurance
‘Nigeria Will Outperform Emerging Markets In 2022’
Adeniyi: All Indicators Favour Manufacturing Sector in 2022
Interrogating the Economics, Politics of Fuel Subsidy Removal
Investors in Nestle, NB, Stanbic IBTC, 7 Others Lose N122.2bn in…
Not an Easy Road for Akpatason’s Fourth Term Bid in Akoko-Edo…
The Enduring Quest for a Better Nigeria
Greenwood Rearrested on Sexual Assault Charge
ITTF Lists Valuejet Lagos Para Open for 2022
Premier League’s £7.6bn Contribution to UK’s Economy Praised by Chancellor
Unrest at Home Motivating B’Faso against Title-seeking Senegal
Cameroon’s Young Lionesses Arrive for Falconets
Rangers Target Return to Winning Ways as Plateau Utd Visit
NSE President Tasks APWEN on Innovation
Bauchi Govt Partners FPTB to Address Ghost Workers Problem
Invest in Education to Reduce Poverty, Insecurity, Says Peter Obi
Queen’s College Principal Urges Youths to Consider Teaching
International Day of Education: 9mobile Unveils Future-CEO Initiative
Lessons from Ukraine’s Identity Politics
Editorial
THE ABUJA RICE PYRAMIDS

The Nation

Appraising EKOEXCEL’s impact on primary schools’ learning
Teachers’ strike blamed on council chairmen
FCTA invites contractors, others over abandoned Nyanya bus terminal
One month after, bulldozers still clearing rubbles of burnt Next Cash and Carry supermarket
Bawa and death threats
U.S. begins no interview for visa renewal in Nigeria
Wike: North can’t stop South from getting PDP ticket
How to end banditry, killings, by El-Rufai
Age factor and Nigeria’s presidency
Nigeria as a crime scene
Drug abuse among youths
2022: ‘Not my child’; Pensioners fund fraud’
Time to rethink global response to military coups
Uzodimma and Imo’s infrastructure challenge
The bumpy road ahead
Gunmen kidnap 15 in Ondo, Ekiti
Institute urges architects to consider residents’ comfort
CP to 83 promoted officers: we won’t tolerate laxity
Judge’s family, businessman clash over eviction claims
How Sylvester Omoroni died, by family doctor
MC Oluomo qualified to be Oshodi monarch, says royal family…
Lawmakers seek justice for Hanifa
Actor Adewumi ‘Tafa Oloyede’ dies
Foundation announces seed fund for students
MTN Nigeria’s N97.2b public offer records N135.53b…
GIGL integrates crypto wallet into propriety delivery app……
EDITORIAL
Soludo’s promises
Editorial
Our fallen heroes
Cancer in the hub
Nollywood stars celebrate Abdulateef Adedimeji at 36
Giving everyone access unhealthy – Mercy Johnson
TIT-BITS FROM CAMEROON
Nigerian Emegha joins Royal Antwerp
Liverpool’s duo Salah, Mane may face-off in AFCON Final

The Punch

Nine key dates in Queen Elizabeth II’s 70-year reign
Two campus officers killed in US college shooting
American football star Tom Brady finally confirms retirement at 44
Wike dodges questions on presidential ambition, says window still open
COVID-19: Nigeria records 159 additional infections
Marketers, labour warn as FG pushes refineries repairs to Buhari’s successor
Obasanjo fumes over fire in Benue farm, Ortoms orders probe
Lagos kingship: Family defends MC Oluomo, says he’s our candidate
Kidnap epidemic: Gunmen abduct ex-LG chair, four others in Ekiti
23-year-old bags life imprisonment for raping Lagos teenager
20 suspected oil thieves nabbed in Rivers, 11 trucks, 10 cars seized
NCAA begins re-certification of Lagos, Abuja airports, meets FAAN
6.6 million Nigerians become MTN shareholders, telco rakes in N111.75bn
Oil revenue plunges as Nigeria misses January OPEC quota
FG one-year rent bill passes second reading in Senate
Three days to deadline, APC yet to inform INEC of convention
CAN denies rumours of disagreement with LASG
Akwa Ibom needs a man of integrity, says PDP aspirant
Oshoala, Kanu top Power Rankings for January
I feel pained missing AFCON – Iwuala
Eguavoen submits AFCON report to NFF
Portable: Trapped in an unending web of controversies
Only my kids are entitled to my money – Omoni Oboli
Legit workers also making money – Director, Unlimited L.A
How I intend to surpass Awolowo’s achievements – grandson, BBN Seyi

Leadership

2023 Presidency: Quit Race, Southern Leaders Tell Atiku, Tambuwal, Saraki, Others
Reps Chide President Buhari Over Unapproved Spending Of Nation’s Savings
CBN Ratifies Ahmad Abdullahi’s Appointment As FBN HoldCo Chairman
US Launches ‘No-Interview Visa Renewals’ For Nigerians
Killings: Sultan Seeks Effective Implementation Of Security Policies
Ex-Airtel Director, Emeka Oparah, Resumes As Airtel VP
UBA Gets Licence To Operate In Dubai
World Hijab Day: Oyo Govt Reiterates Commitment To Freedom Of Religion
Over-regulation Killing Businesses, Osinbajo Tells Regulatory Agencies
‘It’s A Baby Girl’, Fans Guess Sex Of Rihanna’s Expected Baby
Why I Divorced Atiku – Ex-Wife Jennifer
BREAKING: Atiku Storms Minna, Cosults Ex-president Babangida
Equities Investors Gain N2.8trn In January
Arsenal Saves £25m From Aubameyang’s Free Transfer To Barcelona
EDITORIAL: Time For Peace In Edo House Of Assembly

The Sun

N2.9bn fraud: EFCC deployed to scuttle my 2023 presidential race – Okorocha
Limited no-interview visa renewal available, says US embassy
Omodayo-Owotuga joins FBN Holdings Board
INEC disqualifies 1 party, clears 17 for Ekiti guber poll
Pressure mounts on Buhari to sign Electoral bill into law
N4.2trn Debt Service: Economy in real crisis –Lawan
Lagos Catholic Archbishop, Martins, locked up by Lagos City Hall facility manager
Gunmen kill 3 soldiers, 4 vigilantes, 4 villagers, burn houses in Niger
Olubadan: Court dismisses suit, invalidates elevation of high chiefs to Obas
Bandits killed 1,192, kidnapped 3,348, injured 891 in 2021 – El-Rufai
Osinbajo charges regulatory agencies
Reps begin process to raise minimum educational qualification for president, lawmakers
2023: I’ll make my intention known when time comes –Atiku
…Umahi credible option for Nigeria – Tetfund boss
We’re asset not liability to PDP, Nigeria – Wike
Pandemonium as APC factions clash in Osun
Ex-APC Reps to meet over party affairs, national convention
How implementation of e-invoicing’ll hinder cargo clearance, trade facilitation
COMTUA decries indiscriminate arrest of trucks, extortion by LASG officials
Border closure: Nigeria loses over 300,000 jobs, 3000 businesses shutdown -ANLCA
Importers raise alarm over private jetties operating illegally as container terminals
Cybercrime: NCC warns telecom consumers of TangleBot
Joe Aribo valued at £20m
Ejuke arrives CSKA Moscow training camp
Parma confirms the signing of Simy
NTTF proud of Aruna’s record breaking ITTF ranking
FIFA World Cup: Eagles ‘ll stop Black Stars – Ikpea
Minister assures on early completion of Lagos National Stadium
Kida re-elected NBBF President
Ighalo scores on his debut for Al-Hilal FC
Amoo becomes Hammarby’s biggest sale in transfer window
Beach Volleyball: Nigeria Teams win gold at Zone 3 U21 Championship
2022 World Cup playoff Hudson-Odoi agrees to play for Ghana
2nd Ibadan Amender 10KM road race holds March 27
Men in the midst of demonic forces (1)
No last word yet on petroleum subsidy
50 years of sense and nonsense of fuel subsidy
Kicking Super Eagles in the shin
For South-East, 2023 presents a chance
Tears for Hanifa
Market of controversies
Family of slain Aba tailor demands justice
Beggars take over FCT pedestrian bridges
FCT police nab 50 for robbery, kidnapping, others
Why bishop, son were murdered, houses burnt in Cross River
Boosting local manufacturing with 100 for 100 PPP

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